Erika Z. Vizcarra

Free Seminar Helps Filipinos Understand Basics of Swine Production, Processing

DILIMAN, Quezon City – When starting a business on swine production, you need to have the technical know-how and skills to do so and the knowledge on your target market.

These were some of the things that Dr. Amy Gonzales-Eguia underscored during the Free Seminar on Swine Production and Meat Processing. Dr. Eguia is a Training Specialist of the Agricultural Training Institute’s International Training Center on Pig Husbandry (ATI-ITCPH).

2016 Rice Achievers Awards Boosts Farmers' Morale

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila—The recently held 2016 Rice Achievers Awards ended on a positive note as members of the winning associations expressed stronger commitment to contribute to the rice self-sufficiency efforts in the country.

Free Seminar Caters to Public’s Poultry-related Concerns

DILIMAN, Quezon City – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) teamed up recently to impart significant information and knowledge on poultry production and processing.

JAECAAP Sets New Organizational Directions

CEBU CITY — The 7th Japan Agricultural Exchange Council Alumni Association of the Philippines (JAECAAP) National Convention served as a way to strengthen support among its members as they laid out new plans for the years to come. The convention was spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) as one of the activities supported by the Institute for rural-based organizations.
 

ATI-USM Partnership in Extension Endures

The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) recently renewed its partnership with the University of Southern Mindanao (USM) for agricultural extension works in Region XII. ATI and USM officials, led respectively by OIC Director Luz Taposok and President Francisco Gil Garcia, signed a Memorandum of Agreement last May 18, 2017 for the former’s continued and free use of the 3.19-hectare land in the USM campus for its satellite office and training facilities.

Young Filipino Farmers Embrace their Role in Agri Development

Rudy Concepcion (second from left) with fellow YFFTPJ trainees.

In today’s technologically-driven society, millennials seem to be more inclined to seek jobs in the cityscape. However, a group of young farmers in our countryside are stepping up, hoping to create a revolution by going against the grain and aiming for the sustainable.

Part of this group is 21-year-old Rudy Concepcion II of Cauayan, Isabela. For him, agriculture is key to securing the future of the next generations, despite what other young people might perceive of it.

“Agriculture is one of the foundations of our nation and the lifeblood of our economy. If there is no agriculture, we are nothing. Life is secured in agriculture and the earlier we train our youth on farming, the better,” he said.

ATI Staff Take On Challenge to Be Effective Communicators

DILIMAN, Quezon City – “Communication is a basic life skill that we must continuously learn and improve. Great communicators are great influencers,” expressed Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) OIC, Director Luz Taposok during the training on communication skills.

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